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Current Openings

Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Division: MSO

Report To: President/CEO

POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsible for planning, development and implementation of the organization’s marketing strategies, marketing communications and public relations activities, both internal and external.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Publications:  responsible for the design, production and distribution of all Guest House publications including, but not limited to:  newsletters, appeals, Constant Contact email campaigns, event program books, prayer cards, brochures, booklets, stationery, banners, etc.
  • Annual fund/direct mail: write copy for annual fund/direct mail campaigns
  • Press releases:  responsible for writing press releases (2x/month minimum), updating social media, updating electronic media (constant contact) and keeping media press reporter list current.  Produce production publicity plan and timeline
  • Advertising/Sponsorships:  design all print ads for external communications, done in-house or with designer as needed
  • Website:  manage and design website content, messaging, event updates, job postings and all website inquiries
  • Branding:  maintain branded image of Guest House on all letterhead, envelopes, etc.
  • Social Media:  Facebook is primary platform; Twitter and LinkedIn are additional platforms.  Write original posts and create events as needed.  Grow social media followers by 10% annually.
  • Calendar:  Create, develop and maintain a marketing and communications calendar with input from Development, Education and Outreach Departments to include dates for mailings, appeals, brochures, conferences and newsletters, etc.

Other:

  • Coordinate monthly marketing/communications meeting – create agenda, take meeting minutes
  • Assist chaplain with liturgical preparations – worship aids, chapel set up, etc.
  • Work with chaplain to develop annual Christmas card to alumni and leadership/referents
  • Coordinate and maintain organizations listing in The Official Catholic Directory
  • Responsible for drafting and sending congratulatory letters from the President/CEO to newly appointed Bishops in the US and Canada
  • Working knowledge and utilization of the Guest House donor database using Talisma software
  • Other duties as may be assigned from time to time

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, marketing or a related field preferred
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in marketing, communications, public relations or related field with demonstrated success, preferably in the non-profit sector
  • Demonstrated experience in working with Roman Catholic awareness and culture, i.e. clergy, Women Religious
  • Strong understanding of the workings of the Roman Catholic Church desired
  • Experience working within addiction treatment field a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to work with leadership, department heads and be flexible to colleague input and to own product deliverables
  • Project management skills – ability to manage multiple projects at a time
  • Strong creative, analytical and organizational skills
  • Experience overseeing the design and production of print materials and publications
  • Computer literacy in word processing, database management, website maintenance and social media
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

COMPETENCIES:

Computer/Technical Skills: Displays proficiency using standard office equipment such as a computer, fax, copier and scanner.  Demonstrates advance proficiency by quickly adapting to new technology and easily acquiring new technical skills.

Communication Skills: Understands that the most important aspect of communication is the act of listening and actively works to improve those skills.  Produces well thought-out, professional correspondence free of grammatical and spelling errors.  Uses high quality, professional oral and written sills to project a positive image of Guest House.

Judgment: Exhibits sound judgment and the ability to make reasonable decisions in the absence of direction.  Swiftly refers problems/issues to the appropriate person(s) when necessary.  Works effectively without constant and direct supervision or guidance.

Special Events Manager

POSITION SUMMARY

The Special Events Manager is a professional, key member of the development team. He/she contributes to the overall goals and objectives of the department with a concentrated focus on raising funds through special events. They must be well-organized, detail oriented and have the ability to engage with donors while focusing on being flexible and adaptable. This is a high energy position with weekday, weekend, late night, and early morning responsibilities.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for all Guest House special events demonstrating continued growth
  • Prepare regular financial reports on progress, actual vs budget, etc
  • Develop proactive funding strategies for attracting new donors, cultivating current donors, etc
  • Must have ability to work in team-based environment
  • Must have excellent project management skills
  • Knowledge and experience in working with nonprofit funding database systems
  • Must be well organized and have excellent multi-tasking skills
  • Must have experience working with professional volunteers and committees
  • Experience as a proactive team leader
  • Excellent skills in forecasting and planning special event growth
  • Responsible for all electronic giving and social media promotions

QUALIFICATIONS:   

  • Must have experience raising gifts of $10,000 and above
  • Bachelor’s degree with 3+ years’ experience
  • Management experience and ability to lead committees
  • Ability to work long hours when necessary – weekends – and travel as needed
  • Ability to motivate others
  • Must be able to engage with potential donors
  • Must have passionate commitment to the Guest House Mission
  • Must have professional writing skills in fund development
  • Graphic Design background a plus!

Full Time

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid time off

    To inquire about any position, please email cover letter and resume to:

    Cindy Vario

    Human Resources Director
    Guest House, Inc.
    248-393-8980
    cvario@guesthouse.org